Evoked Brain Potentials
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Brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEP), brainstem auditory evoked responses (BAER), EP studies.
To assist in diagnosing sensory deficits related to nervous system lesions manifested by visual defects, hearing defects, neuropathies, and cognitive disorders.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Instruct the patient to clean the hair and to refrain from using hair sprays, creams, or solutions before the test.
- Visual evoked response (VER) and auditory brainstem response (ABR): Normal latency in recorded cortical and brainstem waveforms depending on age, gender, and stature
- Event-related potential (ERP): Normal recognition and attention span
- Somatosensory evoked response (SER): No loss of consciousness or presence of weakness.
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Evoked Brain Potentials." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425334/4/Evoked_Brain_Potentials.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Evoked Brain Potentials. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425334/4/Evoked_Brain_Potentials. Accessed October 22, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Evoked Brain Potentials. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425334/4/Evoked_Brain_Potentials
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Evoked Brain Potentials [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425334/4/Evoked_Brain_Potentials.
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